German Artillery

1914-1918

Wolfgang Fleischer

The importance of artillery in warfare grew more and more throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. New developments such as solid cannon barrels improved hit accuracy and the range of projectiles. This Fact File volume focuses on German Artillery during the Great War, when it could be argued that artillery was for the first time the
Date Published :
September 2015
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Fact File
Illustration :
151 b/w photographs, 7 color images and 42 drawings
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781473823983
Pages : 128
Dimensions : 8 X 5.5 inches
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$17.95

Overview
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The importance of artillery in warfare grew more and more throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. New developments such as solid cannon barrels improved hit accuracy and the range of projectiles. This Fact File volume focuses on German Artillery during the Great War, when it could be argued that artillery was for the first time the dominant weapon on the battlefield. Wolfgang Fleischer discusses the diversity of artillery developed and used during the First World War by the Germans.

About The Author
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Wolfgang Fleischer is a historian and works at the Bundeswehr Military History Museum, Dresden.

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